Editor's note: This report was released in June 2020 following a survey conducted in May 2020. For an update list of communities, please see the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program Database.
A joint effort of the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), Citizens Housing and Planning Association (CHAPA), and Massachusetts Housing Partnership (MHP), this survey is intended to assist state, regional, and local governments and non-profit agencies better coordinate local ERA programs being developed in response to the COVID-19 health emergency.
The survey responses reflect data from May 2020 and users should note that these programs continue to evolve with the crisis. There are two documents: